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The Golden Restaurant

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1-130 Riocan Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-825-2188
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

The food is bland sometimes and doesn't have any taste to it. The owner would talk to her phone and let her server do her work.

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Thank Kelvin9288
Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

hubby and I used went to this place a few times before , since we like Chinese food , and its close to our home , but after today never ever again I don't normally write reviews on my restaurant experiences, but felt compelled after my experience at The Golden Restaurant , this place is the worse Chinese restaurants we... More 

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Thank Paula R
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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223 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Because it was close we dropped in 5 people for supper. Unfortunately there are not many choices in this part of town. Next time, we would take the extra 15/20 minutes and drive to Chinatown or another part of the city. Service was friendly. The food was just so-so. The crispy beef was not crispy at all. The rice was... More 

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1 Thank Dennis J
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

On our first visit to this restaurant, when asked, the very helpful waitress described the dishes we were planning to order. When our food arrived, it was as described and was very good. We have been there several times and plan to go back any time we are in the area. The fact that most of the customers are of... More 

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Thank pinky14
Perth, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

This is my fifth visit to this local dim sum type Chinese restaurant at lunch. Dim sum is a separate menu so you order specific dishes rather than choose from the cart. The full menu and specials are available at lunch as well. The satay beef and chicken has a very flavourful sauce and the most tender delicious meat with... More 

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Thank PoppyBirtch
Ottawa, Canada
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

A recent video going viral has a lady who was served noodles with a bug in it. The customer service she received was abhorrent. Judging by many other reviews on here, seems like customer service is an issue here, and I feel people should be made aware of this.

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2 Thank Stephan S
Naples, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Have ordered take out on two occasions. Both times food was barely edible. Greasy rice, chicken balls hard and barely covered with sauce. Egg rolls are inedible and were discarded after a taste. Small portions as well. When I ordered by phone and went to pick up the food I paid br credit card. The lady working there did not... More 

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1 Thank David S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Initial Reaction: Waitress/hostess and staff were eating in front of the main door when we entered. She got up from her meal, wiped her mouth with a napkin then escorted us to our table. Forget hygiene. Tables have dozens of plastic tablecloths stacked on top of them, so when we leave they don't have to clean they just ball up... More 

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1 Thank Redclaychutney
Toronto
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

When we visit from Toronto, dinner at or from the Golden Restaurant is always a dining highlight of our trip. From appetizers and soups to main dishes, the variety is vast and the flavours exceptional. Servings are generous, seafood dishes are not just veggie filler and the service is friendly and helpful. We highly recommend this spot whether eating in... More 

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1 Thank roberin
Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We order from The Golden fairly regularly. Great deal on "dinners for x# people". I would recommend it.

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1 Thank JMontCanada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-130 Riocan Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-825-2188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?